NORTHLAND OUTDOOR ADVENTURE TOURS

Kiwi+forest+beach – Conservation Island Tour

(Cruise ships / short stays)

With a bit of “something for everyone”, this Kiwi Conservation Island Tour is one of the best short tours around. Perfect for a Cruise Ship excursion from Paihia, or independent travelers who are keen to experience ecotourism in action in this absolutely magical spot.

KIWI RESERVE –

CONSERVATION
ISLAND TOUR

This awesome trip is probably one of the best short tours around. It really has a bit of “something for everyone”! It has been specifically designed for our cruise ship guests but is also open to visitors in Paihia on a “cruise ship day” Come and experience ecotourism in action.

  • Beautiful beaches and stunning views
  • Endangered birds and Kiwi conservation
  • Easy island bush walks
  • An enthusiastic local ecologists’ stories will make the forest come to life
  • Transport and locally roasted coffee and teas provided

Learn about the iconic Northland brown kiwi, see their feeding sites/disused burrow areas and visit the colourful and informative island conservation/eco-centre. Depending on the tide, have a swim or try a fresh pacific oyster off the rocks. Discover New Zealand’s rich flora, including the famous Kauri tree and hear about Maori cultural uses for foods and medicines. Whether you want to discover conservation, spot endangered birds, have a swim or an easy interesting bush walk this trip has it all. All our tours are small groups, so you will never get lost in the crowd and this trip suits all ages and fitness levels 100% guaranteed.

Our comfy shuttle will collect you from the Paihia wharf on departure from your ship for either one of the morning or afternoon scheduled tours, giving you some flexibility and time to enjoy the sights and beaches in Paihia too. Pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

We will whisk you away to the northern side of The Bay to discover the magic of a real Kiwi conservation preserve. Some proceeds of your tour money will help the Islands ongoing conservation and education efforts.

  • Tours run well in nearly all weather
  • Please note; kiwi birds are nocturnal animals

TOUR TIMES

  • Tour duration approx. 3hrs return to Paihia

PLEASE BRING

  • Water
  • Suitable footwear

 

YOU MAY WISH TO BRING

  • Camera
  • Snacks
  • Raincoat
  • Swimwear
  • Hat

 

TOUR PRICING

Take a day trip from the Bay of Islands for a one-of-a-kind experience. This unique conservation island tour has been specifically designed for a perfect Bay Of Islands cruise ship excursion. It has something for everyone, forest walks, stunning views, beaches, and a chance to learn about kiwi conservation . Enquire or book your tour today.

Haere mai, haere mai, haere mai Te Tai Tokerau.

ONCE, TWICE AND THRICE WELCOME TO NORTHLAND.

Northland Outdoor Adventures offer quality surf, kayak, forest and archaeological coastal tours across the Bay of Islands, Whangaroa, and the Northland Peninsula, New Zealand. We also provide educational programmes for your school or corporate activity.

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